David Smith

Economic Editor of The Sunday Times for over 30 years

Economic Editor of The Sunday Times, David Smith is perfectly placed to provide cutting edge financial forecasts as a futurist speaker. David speaks to a wide variety of audiences on elemental topics such as global economic outlook, housing markets and consumable resources. Alongside his editorial work, Smith also takes on roles of chief leader-writer as well as a respected policy advisor.

David Smith has held a number of senior management positions in both small and large organisations. Being involved in a number of corporate sectors including financial markets, marketing, sales and management positions allows David to see a business in every aspect possible and provide advice tailored to any firm as a futurist speaker.

David enjoys holding lecturing positions at both Cardiff University and Nottingham University, allowing to lecture at both Nottingham’s Malaysian and Chinese campuses. An award winning journalist and highly sought after business speaker, David Smith is an ideal event or conference host, interacting with the audience whilst ensuring everything runs to plan and on time.

To book David Smith as the futurist speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When he’s at corporate events, David is known to cover the following topics:

  • Global economic outlook
  • Economics Speaker
  • Finance & Futurism
  • Housing markets
  • Consumable resources
  • British Journalism

See what David’s previous clients had to say about him, here:

“David Smith was a fantastic choice to launch the Leicester Business Festival. He tailored the speech to the region, as well as having extensive national/internal knowledge on the economy.” – Tiffany, LLEP

“David delivered a truly insightful speech at our conference yesterday. He managed to make business and the economy digestible for all the audience, as well as interesting thought process to take into the new year. I particularly enjoyed his ‘skipanomics’ theory – very clever.”  – David, Trinity plc.

“David was excellent as usual”Shirley, Destination Southampton

“From us, it was great. David was very personable, informed and kept the speech exactly to brief, adding a little humour.” – Amy, Enterprise Holdings

“David was very good – we haven’t had direct feedback from delegates yet but those I spoke to were impressed.”  – Richard, Law Firm Services